Understanding Value IX is the ninth instalment of a highly successful postgraduate conference at the University of Sheffield that aims at cultivating postgraduate work on value in a welcoming and inclusive space. As such the University of Sheffield and the organisers of Understanding Value IX goes online! From the 9th to the 11th of December we will […]
The Society has taken the decision not to hold an in-person conference in 2021 due to the ongoing situation. The event which was to be hosted by University of Antwerp next July has, therefore, been cancelled. Instead the SAP Annual Conference 2021 will be an online conference taking place over the dates scheduled for the […]
Recent surveys suggest that hate speech is on the rise, particularly on the internet and on social media. Hate speech, its potential to harm individuals, and its corrosive effects on democracy and social stability are widely discussed in politics, in the media, and by the broader public. However, a closer look at public debate reveals that […]
Workshop overview What role should empirical evidence play in normative theorizing about politics? For example, should theories of distributive justice accommodate public beliefs about what’s fair? Does evidence about what happens in real world deliberations disrupt deliberative democratic theory? Debates about the place of empirical data in political theory have increasingly been at the fore […]
The Sixth Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics is pleased to announce its Sixth Annual Conference. The theme for 2020 is Ethics in a Global Environment.